Simon de Vlieger

1601-1653 Holland/Baroque

 

Brief Biography-Jan Porcellis influenced Simon de Vlieger in his early works, but Simon quickly surpassed him becoming also influenced by the sharp contrasts of Rembrandt. Born in Rotterdam, he became a draughtsman, etcher and painter. Simon de Vlieger worked in Delft and Amsterdam and was a member of the Guild of Saint Luke. Two of his most noted pupils were Jan van de Cappelle and Willem van de Velde the Younger. He died in Weesp, Amsterdam in 1653.

 

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a dutch yacht from
zeeland

a dutch yacht from zeeland

beach with
fishermen

beach with fishermen

calm estuary
at dawn

calm estuary at dawn


calm water

calm water


coastal scene

coastal scene

dune and beach view
with lighthouse

dune and beach view with lighthouse and fishermen

dutch ferry boat
before a breeze

dutch ferry boat before a breeze

dutch merchantmen
in rough seas

dutch merchantmen in rough seas

flagship aemilia
fires a salut

flagship aemilia fires a salut for admiral maerten harpertsz tromp


fleet visit

fleet visit


low tide

low tide

marine view with
dutch ships

marine view with dutch ships


sailing boats

sailing boats

seascape in the
morning

seascape in the morning

seascape with sailing
ships on stormy sea

seascape with sailing ships on stormy sea


seashore

seashore

states yacht and
other ships

states yacht and other ships on rippling water


stormy sea

stormy sea

the falconer's
return home

the falconer's return home

the groothoofdspoort
in dordrecht

the groothoofdspoort in dordrecht by Simon de Vlieger

the storm
anagoria

the storm anagoria


view of a beach

view of a beach

visit of frederick
hendriks II

visit of frederick hendriks two to dordrecht in 1646